The Mule goes back at the least to the Roman era, this is a comfortable shoe that are in fashion to this day. A basic and timeless design, this shoe reflects the early 18th century with the use of brocades.
The Mule differs from the slipper by only a sole. The Slipper had a soft sole and was worn mainly in the home. The Mule has leather soles and can be worn in or out of the house. Many notables wore Mules; from Empress Josephine of France to Madam Boucher.